Joy Williams

Joy Williams is the Principal Designer and Creative Talent behind Joyful Designs®️Studio, a full-service interior design firm based in Chicago and serving clients nationally.  Joy specializes in creating cultured, curated and colorful interiors.   The firm’s portfolio encompasses residential and commercial projects, full-gut rehabs, new builds, and micro-remodels at all stages of the design process.

Joy’s design experience began as an off-shoot of her home renovation and rental business.  She frequently consults with other property investors on design, staging and deal analysis.  She opened her studio to full service design clients in 2018.  Her design inspiration comes from her love of art and culture, as well as her extensive travels all over the globe.  She’s an art collector who uses her eye for art and design to infuse uniquely personalized spaces with boldness and dynamism.  Joy’s approach to design ensures her clients receive personalized and function-forward spaces that stand the test of time.  Joy’s design work has been featured in various outlets including Elle Decor, Better Homes and Gardens, Apartment Therapy, Forbes, My Domaine, Lonny Magazine, Business of Home, and Facebook for Business.  Her take on design trends has been featured by Architectural Digest Pro, The Zoe Report, and High Point Market Authority among others.  She was recently named a 2021 Ambassador for the New York Design Center's What's New, What's Next Conference and is one of the newest members of the Design Leadership Network whose membership includes titans of design and architecture.